Once strictly local, foreign comedies are finding greater interest abroad.
William Friedkin and Tracy Letts have become close collaborators, refocusing Friedkin's interest in the dark side of humanity and filming Letts' powerhouse plays for a wider audience.
Toronto and New York both bow expensive venues funded in part by year-round activities.
"It's so tricky," says Vera Farmiga. "It's so sensitive."
Lee Tamahori's "The Devil's Double," a tale of violence and corruption set in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign, features Dominic Cooper in dual roles as Saddam's debauched son Uday and the man who…
In Cannes, art and commerce go more side by side than hand in hand.
At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, social networking sites are front-and-center, seen by both festival organizers and independent filmmakers as crucial to getting noticed in a crowded field.
While not officially a market, Tribeca has become a magnet for buyers hungry for readymade products
"Change or die." That may be the expression that best reflects the Tribeca network of institutions and the shifting landscape that encompasses it.
In search of hot films at Tribeca, acquisitions folks have scoured the lineup, scored screeners and schmoozed filmmakers. But there is a concern among some executives that Tribeca's new distribution…
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